HWTrek (Hardware Trek) recently announced it will be hosting its Asia Innovation Tour April 8-9, 2014 in Taipei and April 11-12, 2014 in Beijing, China. The company will award 15 lucky innovators with round-trip airfare, hotel accommodations and the opportunity to experience the manufacturing sector of China firsthand. The deadline for the application is March 23, 2014.
The tour provides inventors of wearables and Internet of Things with the opportunity to visit the facilities and see the assembly lines of prominent manufacturers and suppliers in Taiwan and China, including those that build products for technology leaders such as Apple, Sony and Nest. In order to be considered, all hardware creators and startup organizations must present a simple, working prototype of wearables and Internet of Things hardware inventions. These working prototypes must also fall under one of the following categories:
- Industrial Applications
- Toys / Games
- Cameras / Audio & Video
- Family / Home Automation
- Mobile Device Accessories
- Health and Science
More information about the tour is available at http://newsroom.hwtrek.com/?p=378.